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Forum: Fun Runs and Upcoming Events in our area. 01-21-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By Elric42
The only complaint I have about Penske is that...

The only complaint I have about Penske is that they basically force you to buy a LoJack for your car. LoJack is not worth it, unless your insurance is willing to give you a discount for far more than...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 12-07-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,015
Posted By Elric42
Congrats to you both. That's one nice 944... ...

Congrats to you both. That's one nice 944...

Elric42
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 12-02-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,015
Posted By Elric42
MUST RESIST!!!! Seriously, this is a great...

MUST RESIST!!!!

Seriously, this is a great deal. I wish I had garage space for it.

Elric42
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 11-12-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,015
Posted By Elric42
Gosh, that is a beautiful 944... Elric42

Gosh, that is a beautiful 944...

Elric42
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-09-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,219
Posted By Elric42
My wheel, redone with single color leather, thick...

My wheel, redone with single color leather, thick padding and palm swells was around $500, plus what I paid for the replacement wheel to send to them.

Worth every penny.

Elric42
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 10-08-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,189
Posted By Elric42
This is right up there with the person who told...

This is right up there with the person who told me to never rev a motor above 4k rpms. They told me that motors couldn't handle the strain, regardless of the redline.

Wonder what they would say at...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-08-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,219
Posted By Elric42
I had my 09 Cayman wheel redone by Dallas Custom...

I had my 09 Cayman wheel redone by Dallas Custom Steering Wheels.

http://www.dallassteeringwheel.com/

Very happy with the whole process. I had it back in three days.

I offer no opinion if...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 08-31-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,821
Posted By Elric42
If only this was a wagon... It's very nice. ...

If only this was a wagon... It's very nice.

Elric42
Forum: Professional Help 08-27-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,975
Posted By Elric42
I know a good place in Annapolis... ...

I know a good place in Annapolis...

https://www.instagram.com/precisiontint_md/

Precision Tint... Fixed an awful 25 year old job on my Skyline, and has done other cars.

RSE
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 08-26-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,529
Posted By Elric42
https://www.benchmarkmotors.com/ While they...

https://www.benchmarkmotors.com/

While they are in Columbia, that is not far from Baltimore. Benchmark does great work at a fair price.

Elric42
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 08-25-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,578
Posted By Elric42
Wanted: BMW or Other Wagon

Greetings All,

It is time for my 16 year old to learn to drive and get a car. Since she plays the string bass, she needs a car big enough to carry her instrument.

To avoid "blah" car syndrome,...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 07-02-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,641
Posted By Elric42
Man, I REALLY want a 944... But, no space, and...

Man, I REALLY want a 944... But, no space, and waiting on the Skyline to be finished means I would be killed for even mentioning it.

But, does this fit a string bass? Maybe I can get it for my...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 06-26-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,005
Posted By Elric42
Part of the reason I gave up on most of the car...

Part of the reason I gave up on most of the car magazines was because all of them basically had the same stories, just written by different people.

I like Panorama, but pretty much the rest of the...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 05-25-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,542
Posted By Elric42
Apple Watch? I mean, it does all you want from a...

Apple Watch? I mean, it does all you want from a tracker, and more. I have an iPhone, but I am too married to my mechanical movement watches to give them up.

I use a Fitbit Inspire, and they make...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 05-20-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,842
Posted By Elric42
Beautiful car! Those pedals are AWESOME. Maybe...

Beautiful car! Those pedals are AWESOME. Maybe Renn Sport has a Memorial Day sale?

Good luck with the sale.

RSE
Forum: Professional Help 04-23-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,538
Posted By Elric42
I know you know this, but that is a BEAUTIFUL...

I know you know this, but that is a BEAUTIFUL car! I should have my pedestrian by comparison Cayman back next week.

I'll post some photos.

Elric42
Forum: Professional Help 04-15-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,538
Posted By Elric42
They seem to have a centrally run body shop for...

They seem to have a centrally run body shop for all the dealers there in the horseshoe. According to Linda, the shop is Porsche approved for paint and minor body repairs.

I'll let you all know how...
Forum: Professional Help 04-14-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,538
Posted By Elric42
Done! I'm dropping the car on Thursday. ...

Done! I'm dropping the car on Thursday.

Thank you.

I'll keep Europros in mind for the bigger jobs.

Elric42
Forum: Professional Help 04-14-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,538
Posted By Elric42
Thank you! I really appreciate the information. ...

Thank you! I really appreciate the information.

RSE
Forum: Professional Help 04-13-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,538
Posted By Elric42
Have you dealt with them? Gaithersburg is a...

Have you dealt with them? Gaithersburg is a little far if I donít have to go there.

Elric42
Forum: Professional Help 04-13-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,538
Posted By Elric42
Body Shop in Columbia, MD- Porsche

So in today's windstorms, a neighbor's tree fell, and made a small dent, and scratch in the clear coat in the front fender of my Cayman.

Can anyone recommend a GOOD body shop in the Columbia, MD...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 02-27-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,246
Posted By Elric42
The Real Threat

Prius and Tesla drivers seem to be the worst. I have had more negative encounters with those two vehicles.

A guy driving a brand new Tesla X told me I was snob for driving my 10 year old Cayman.
...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 01-12-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,193
Posted By Elric42
I have a 2009 Base Cayman with the 2.9 non-DFI...

I have a 2009 Base Cayman with the 2.9 non-DFI engine. There are no IMS bearings in the motor, so that is a non-issue.

The car has ~71K when I got it in October, and I am around 73k now. It needed...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 12-26-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,804
Posted By Elric42
I just got my Cayman from Tyson's Porsche. I paid...

I just got my Cayman from Tyson's Porsche. I paid the MD tax at time of purchase. I then had to take the car to for an MD inspection. I did get a $400 or so refund after my car was registered.

VA...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-10-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By Elric42
Very nice find! That's a great looking car!

Very nice find! That's a great looking car!
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